Waterloo

~ Release by ABBA (Björn, Benny, Agnetha & Freda) (see all versions of this release, 24 available)

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
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A1Waterloo
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-12-17)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-12-17)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-12-17, on 1974-02-20)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-12-17, on 1974-02-20)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-12-17)
tenor saxophone:
Christer Eklund (on 1974-01-04)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-12-17, on 1974-01-04, on 1974-02-20)
part of:
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest (number: 1974), Winners of the Eurovision Song Contest (number: 1974) and The Downloader’s Music Source Book (number: 64)
recording of:
Waterloo (English version) (from 1973-12-17 until 1974-01)
writer:
Stig Anderson (Stikkan), Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended), Polar Music AB (ended), Bocu Music Ltd., EMI Grove Park Music, Inc., Union Songs Music, Universal–Songs of PolyGram International, Inc., EMI Waterford Music (from 1974 to present), Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (from 1974 to present) and Universal/Union Songs Musikförlag AB (from 1974 to present)
translated version of:
Waterloo (Swedish version)
part of:
Mamma Mia! (1999 musical)
3.652:46
A2Sitting in the Palmtree
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-12-18)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-12-18)
congas:
Malando Gassama (on 1973-12-18)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-12-18)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-12-18)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-12-18)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-12-18)
recording of:
Sitting in the Palmtree (on 1973-12-18)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended)
2.653:39
A3King Kong Song
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-11-14)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-11-14)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-11-14)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-11-14)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-11-14)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-11-14)
recording of:
King Kong Song (on 1973-11-14)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended) and Union Songs AB (publisher)
1.653:14
A4Hasta mañana
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-12-18)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-12-18)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-12-18)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-12-18)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-12-18)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-12-18)
recording of:
Hasta mañana (English version) (on 1973-12-18)
writer:
Stig Anderson (Stikkan), Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended) and Union Songs AB (publisher)
2.53:05
A5My Mama Said
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-10-16)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-10-16)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-10-16)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-10-16)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-10-16)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-10-16)
recording of:
My Mama Said (on 1973-10-16)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended)
2.353:14
A6Dance (While the Music Still Goes On)
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-09-24)
bass guitar and percussion:
Per Sahlberg (on 1973-09-24)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-09-24)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-09-24)
keyboard:
John “Rabbit” Bundrick (on 1973-09-24)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-09-24)
recording of:
Dance (While the Music Still Goes On) (on 1973-09-24)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended) and Polar Music AB (ended)
2.353:05
B1Honey, Honey
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-10-17)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-10-17)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-10-17)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-10-17)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-10-17)
violin:
Martin Bylund (Swedish violinist) (on 1973-10-24), Anders Dahl (Swedish violinist) (on 1973-10-24), Åke Jelving (on 1973-10-24), Inge Lindstedt (on 1973-10-24), Gunnar Michols (Swedish violinist) (on 1973-10-24), Claes Nilsson (Swedish violinist) (on 1973-10-24) and Krzysztof Zdrzalka (Swedish violinist) (on 1973-10-24)
lead vocals:
Agnetha Fältskog (on 1973-10-17) and Frida (Swedish singer and member of ABBA) (on 1973-10-17)
strings arranger:
S.O. Walldoff
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-10-17, on 1973-10-24)
part of:
The Downloader’s Music Source Book (number: 49)
recording of:
Honey, Honey (English version) (from 1973-10-17 until 1973-10-24)
writer:
Stig Anderson (Stikkan), Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended), Polar Music AB (ended), EMI Grove Park Music, Inc., EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!), Universal Music Publishing Group, Universal–Songs of PolyGram International, Inc. and Universal/Union Songs Musikförlag AB
part of:
Mamma Mia! (1999 musical)
3.152:55
B2Watch Out
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-12-17)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-12-17)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-12-17)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-12-17)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-12-17)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-12-17)
recording of:
Watch Out (on 1973-12-17)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended)
33:46
B3What About Livingstone
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-10-17)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-10-17)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-10-17)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-10-17)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-10-17)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-10-17)
recording of:
What About Livingstone (on 1973-10-17)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended)
2.352:54
B4Gonna Sing You My Lovesong
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-12-13)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-12-13)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-12-13)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-12-13)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-12-13)
lead vocals:
Frida (Swedish singer and member of ABBA) (on 1973-12-13)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-12-13)
recording of:
Gonna Sing You My Lovesong (on 1973-12-13)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended)
23:35
B5Suzy-Hang-Around
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-10-16)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-10-16)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-10-16)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-10-16)
mellotron, Moog and piano and lead vocals:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-10-16)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-10-16)
recording of:
Suzy‐Hang‐Around (on 1973-10-16)
lyricist and composer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended)
2.13:11
B6Ring Ring
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (from 1973-10 until 1974-01)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (from 1973-10 until 1974-01)
recording of:
Ring Ring (English version) (from 1973-10 until 1974-01)
lyricist:
Stig Anderson (Stikkan), Phil Cody (of Neil Sedaka-fame) and Neil Sedaka
composer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Don Kirshner Enterprises (ended), Overseas Songs (ended), Polar Music AB (ended), Bocu Music Ltd., Union Songs AB (publisher) and Universal (plain logo “Universal” used by Universal Music and Universal Pictures)
translated version of:
Ring ring (Bara du slog en signal) (original swedish version)
33:00

Credits

Release

design/illustration:Ron Spaulding
photography:Ola Lager
manufactured by:Atlantic Recording Corporation (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US)
copyrighted (©) by:Polar Music AB (in 1974)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/1050459 [info]

Release group

associated singles/EPs:Honey Honey by ABBA (Swedish pop group)
Waterloo by ABBA (Swedish pop group)
included in:4 Original Albums by ABBA (Swedish pop group)
CD Album Box Set by ABBA (Swedish pop group)
The Albums by ABBA (Swedish pop group)
The Complete Studio Recordings by ABBA (Swedish pop group)
The Vinyl Collection by ABBA (Swedish pop group)
Waterloo / Voulez-Vous by ABBA (Swedish pop group)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/25702 [info]
lyrics page:https://genius.com/albums/Abba/Waterloo [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/abba/waterloo/ [info]
https://www.offiziellecharts.de/charts/album-details-5486 [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000174792 [info]
Wikidata:Q744013 [info]